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FOLKFEST is an annual “Family Heritage Festival” sponsored by the Heritage Society of New Braunfels on the grounds of Heritage Village in April. FOLKFEST features living history re-enactments, pioneer craft demonstrations, free furniture museum tours, children’s activities, musical entertainment and delicious food. A complete schedule of activities will posted the week of the event. All proceeds benefit Heritage Village and their historic preservation projects. The historic Kindermasken Parade dating back to the founding of New Braunfels is held in conjunction with this event. This children’s costumed walking parade is open to all participants. Contact us for further information closer to the event.

RAIN UPDATE: Kindermasken and Folkfest will go on as planned, rain or shine, except in the event of dangerous weather. In that event, we will post a notice here and on Facebook.

Historic Kindermasken Parade 2015
DATE: Saturday, April 11
TIME: 10 a.m.
LOCATION: Beginning in front of the Brauntex Theater in Downtown New Braunfels

Folkfest 2015 Dates--Times--Prices

DATES: Sat. - Sun., April 11-12
TIMES: Sat. -- 11 a.m. until 6 p.m. Sun. -- noon until 5 p.m.
ADMISSION: $5 Adult -- $2 Student 6 through 12 -- Children 5 and under are free

See complete list of activities here.

2015 Entertainment Schedule

Saturday, April 11
At entrance: Fred Fey (calliope)
11:00 a.m. Kindermasken Mini-Parade
11:30 a.m. Terry Cavanaugh (accordion)
1:00 p.m. Gemischter Chor Harmonie (German choir)
1:30 p.m. Frohliche Tanzers (German dance troupe)
2:00 p.m. Kinder Tanzen (German children's dance troupe)
2:30 p.m. Chuck Reininger (cowboy ballads)
3:30 p.m. Kinder Chor (German children's choir)

Sunday, April 12
12:00 p.m. Red Hot Chili Pepper (dance troupe)
1:00 p.m. Chuck Reininger (cowboy ballads)
2:00 p.m. Kevin Fitzpatrick (trick roping)
3:00 p.m. Terry Cavanaugh (accordion)